Thomas Jefferson University

Conference Overview

All Conference Presenters - Please send your PowerPoint slides and Poster (pdf) Presentations to Cassie Mills at by Friday March 26, 2021.

Interprofessional Care for the 21st Century


The page for abstract submissions closed at 11:59 pm EST on Friday, December 11th 2020. 

Conference registration will begin February 8th, 2021. 

More detailed information about the conference can be found in this handout.

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The purpose of this conference is to showcase scholarly work and works in progress related to interprofessional education and/or practice. This conference reflects on innovative implementation and evaluation strategies of the interprofessional competencies. Educators, clinicians, practitioners, researchers, health system leaders, policymakers, patient organizations, students, and other interested stakeholders in the health and social services fields are welcome to attend. 

Conference Goals & Objectives:

  1.  Describe assessment strategies for interprofessional education and collaborative practice as related to learners, patients, programs or systems
  2.  Apply strategies to engage patients as partners in developing new models of interprofessional education and care 
  3.  Describe approaches for preparing faculty and staff for interprofessional education and collaborative practice
  4.  Explain the role of advocacy in advancing interprofessional education and collaborative practice
  5.  Describe the design of sustainable interprofessional curricula bridging the classroom and clinical practice

Conference Tracks:

Our committee chose the following broad tracks for the JCIPE 2021 conference, in order to encourage a wide range of abstracts with the focus on improving health outcomes.  Abstracts should represent research and/or programs to advance the fields of interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice (CP).

  1.  Clinical collaborative practice models
  2.  Curricular innovations 
  3.  Evaluation and assessment
  4.  Faculty and staff development
  5.  Policy and advocacy
  6. Social justice
  7. COVID innovations